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Nature’s recycling bin

17 November 2021

What’s happening in the First Creek Wetland’s ‘settlement’ pond?An alga has been growing there that hasn’t been recorded in Adelaide for many years.

Saving Plants on Kangaroo Island – winter 2021 update

03 September 2021

Following the devastating 2020 bushfires on Kangaroo Island, scientists at the SA Seed Conservation Centre have visited the island a number of times to investigate what botanical treasures have regrown, and to collect seeds and plant specimens with a conservation aim.

A gift that stinks

05 February 2021

On Christmas night 2020, a gift was revealed at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden that truly stank. A gift that whiffs of rotting flesh or an extremely pungent blue cheese, depending on who you ask.

What lies beneath?

02 February 2021

Saving seeds on Kangaroo Island following the bushfires of summer 2019-20.

What a spring we had!

03 December 2020

Giant pumpkins and spring harvest in the Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden